Renaissance Music 2: John Dowland
Second part-powerpoint style presentation.  John Dowland wrote lute songs which were very popular in the Renaissance.   He was an English composer who lived from 1563-1626.  Information is given about Dowland and then his song Flow My Tears is performed. (10:11)
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Avant/après 2001 : Kubrick et la recherche de la nouveauté. Conférence de Pierre Berthomieu

Dès le début de son oeuvre, Kubrick s’est démarqué des styles hollywoodiens dominants, privilégiant la recherche de la singularité et de la nouveauté. C’est ainsi qu’il élabore son odyssée de l’espace, destinée à révolutionner la science-fiction. Nourri de plusieurs films des années 1950, qu’il améliore techniquement, 2001 puise dans les registres des cinémas expérimental et scientifique, comme dans la musique classique, avec l’idée, a priori paradoxale, d’un g
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Plagiarism workbook
A plagiarism workbook that is ideal for introducing and working through the concept of plagiarism with college and university students. This book takes a different approach to discussing plagiarism, requiring students to think about the topic rather than simply learn about referencing and academic sanctions.
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How To Make Chocolate Brownies
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Cooking by Numbers
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How to Make a Chatterbox
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Out for Ice Cream: Life Goes On Amid Killings in Afghanistan
Since late spring, the Taliban have been expanding their control over Balkh province, which, only a year ago, was considered the safest in Afghanistan. Now they are collecting a 10 percent tax from farmers and imposing a lifestyle guided by the strictest interpretation of sharia on cauterized villages that sprawl in the loess desert only a few miles outside of Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital. In July, a bomber on a bicycle detonated his device inside the city, killing three children and a
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Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
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Shock & Friend: -ick-
Feel the beat with Shock and his friend as they beatbox letters and sounds. The goal for this segment is word family -ick-. (1min)
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Molecular reaction dynamics
This package, written in 1998, includes interactive questions and demonstrations on the dynamics of chemical reactions. The aim is to show the effect of the potential energy surface, on reaction rates. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in Chemistry. To download, click on View Download and follow the instructions. To uninstall, use the standard Windows option of “Add or Remove Programs”.
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Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
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The Historical Battle of Agincourt 1415
This 9:36 video is about this battle that took place after the Hundred Years Wars when the English King Henry battles the French army near the town of Agincourt. Though immensely outnumbered, King Henry's army manages to claim victory. Done with a narrator and animation. Good detail and should be of interest to students.


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A Horse Connection
Five persons with special needs have their lives changed forever through a unique and engaging horse riding therapy program.“What is it we feel when we ride a horse?” This question opens ‘A Horse Connection,’ a documentary that explores the relationship between horses and persons with special needs.  Nancy King, a specialist in Equine Assisted Therapy, introduces us to her riding therapy program, designed to assist special needs considerations.  This includes au
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Germs and Proper Hand-Washing
This student-created video shows how germs can be spread after one student does not wash his hands after a visit to the restroom.  Then, proper hand-washing is demonstrated with the directions appearing in print on the screen.  ( 1:46)
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The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
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The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them.  Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)
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More pressure on "humiliated" Greece
Sept.19 - It's a crunch week for Greece, which needs to receive the latest installment of its EU/IMF bailout to avoid running out of money in October. But as the IMF says Athens needs to speed up its reforms, Greek citizens are worried about the future. Joanna Partridge reports
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Obama deficit proposal a "non-starter," says GOP deputy whip
Sept. 19 - Representative Kevin Brady, a Texas Republican, says there is room for compromise in reducing the deficit, but Obama's deficit reduction plan is a "non-starter" with Congress and the American public.
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